Synopsis: Over the past few months, beaches in Europe are introducing new policies and rules for sustainable tourism. In the wake of making the town a little bit cleaner and nicer, new rules and regulations are introduced for the tourists.
The summer season at Europe’s airports was full of chaos and ruckus because of an unprecedented surge in tourists from all over the world. After the Covid-19 breakout, the tourism industry in Europe is gradually picking up the pace. However, less airport staff, long queues, Covid measures, and flight cancelations have remained a challenging factor for European countries.
Now that the tourism industry has started to get back on its feet, the European beach prime spots have decided to do things differently. The local tourist places are trying to promote environment-friendly tourism which has resulted in bringing out new policies. Over the past few months, beaches in Europe are introducing new policies and rules for sustainable tourism. In the wake of making the town a little bit cleaner and nicer, new rules and regulations are introduced for the tourists.
The following are the five new rules that you must follow at the beach.
Sorrento: Not allowed to wear bikinis off the beach
Popular coast spot Sorrento has bring out new rules regarding the bikinis and swimsuits earring off the beaches. If you are not on beach, you cannot wear swimsuits, bikinis, or swimming trunks.
Barcelona has similar bikinis bans since 2011 along with other Spainish cities like Palma de Mallorca and Malaga.
Barcelona: Ban on smoking on the beach
Barcelona has banned smoking on the beaches and if the rules are breached the authorities will charge you €30 (£25, $31) fine.
Majorca: Ban on football shirts
Dresses that has alcohol logo, strapless dress, football shirts, and accessories brought from the streets can cause problem in Majorca. You won’t get finned but you will be restricsted from entering relevant restaurants.
Sardinia: Ban on towels
Sardinia has restricted travelers to 1500 because locals there want to keep their beach clean and fresh.
Galicia: No peeing in the sea
If caught peeing in the sea or on the beach the authorities will charge you €750 (£640, $770) fine.